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North Atlantic's record heat waves may fuel an intense hurricane season

North Atlantic's record heat waves may fuel an intense hurricane season

A marine heat wave in the North Atlantic has set daily temperature records for over a year, raising concerns about its potential to drive an unusually severe hurricane season.

Chelsea Harvey reports for E&E News.

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Insurance woes increase as climate change impacts profitability

Insurance woes increase as climate change impacts profitability

In Iowa, a state typically seen as low-risk for insurers, companies are withdrawing due to increased losses caused by climate change.

Christopher Flavelle reports for The New York Times.

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Latin Americans turn to human rights court over climate change impacts

Latin Americans turn to human rights court over climate change impacts

Victims from Latin America are addressing the consequences of climate change through a groundbreaking case at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which could significantly influence international legal standards.

Anastasia Moloney reports for The Christian Science Monitor.

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Lawmakers target fossil fuel companies to fund climate disaster recovery

Lawmakers target fossil fuel companies to fund climate disaster recovery

State legislators are pushing for laws that would make fossil fuel companies financially responsible for climate change-related disasters.

Alex Brown reports for Stateline.

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Climate change drives spike in payday loan demand

Climate change drives spike in payday loan demand

A recent study reveals a concerning correlation between extreme weather events and a surge in payday loan applications, particularly impacting vulnerable communities of color.

Hilary Beaumont reports for The Guardian.

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Flood disaster in the Urals prompts protests and appeals to Putin

Flood disaster in the Urals prompts protests and appeals to Putin

Thousands in the Urals have been forced to evacuate due to flooding, sparking protests and calls for President Putin's aid.

Mary Ilyushina reports for The Washington Post.

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Winter storms linked to increased domestic violence, study finds
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Winter storms linked to increased domestic violence, study finds

A devastating winter storm in Texas heightens the risk of domestic violence, trapping victims with their abusers and limiting access to help, reports

Lisa Woelfl, Greg Morton, and Jessica Klein report for The Fuller Project, in partnership with The Texas Tribune and the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism.

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